Miami Listed As Happiest City to Work

January 19, 2012 ( – Miami received the honors of the “Happiest City to Work,” according to CareerBliss.

For the CareerBliss Happiest and Unhappiest Cities to Work listing, the company evaluated more than 40,000 independent company reviews by employees living in these cities, calculating 10 key factors that impact career happiness to determine the CareerBliss 50 Happiest Cities for Work.

Joining Miami in the top 10 were Worcester, Massachusetts; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; San Jose, California; Oxnard, California; Wichita, Kansas; Killeen, Texas; Syracuse, New York; San Antonio, Texas, and Provo, Utah.

According to CareerBliss, each year thousands of employees across the country post independent reviews of their companies on CareerBliss, ranking their level of happiness on key factors which affect work happiness, including: their relationship with their boss and co-workers, their work environment, job resources, compensation, growth opportunities, company culture, company reputation, their daily tasks and control over the work that they do on a daily basis. Each review is given an average score indicating where the company places between one and five. The data accounts for how happy employees are with each factor to determine their overall happiness at work.

In conjunction with the cities that reign on top for having happy employees, are the cities that fell short in areas of employee happiness. Cities that made the CareerBliss Unhappiest Cities for Work list include: New Haven, Connecticut; Dayton, Ohio; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Fort Collins, Colorado; Buffalo, New York; Greensboro, North Carolina; Austin, Texas, and Cincinnati, Ohio.

For a full list of the CareerBliss 50 Happiest Cities to Work, visit